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Academic Lead, International
Programme Leader BDes(Hons) Product Design
Macinnes, C. Gift From God
Screenplay development: from found footage to auto/ethnography:
In 2006 I discovered a home DV tape with footage of a hyper little girl and a strange couple o...
Lambert, I. (2019, March). Narratives of Waste: an Exploration of material transformation through 3D printing. Presented at RTD2019 Method & Critique
This practice-led workshop was aimed at exploring how Ocean Plastic 3D printing filament can be used to devise objects to make use of its particular material qualities and com...
Holmes, P. (2018, September). One and Three Discs (after Kosuth). Presented at Creative Legacies: Collaborative Practices for Digital Cultural Heritage
It is over 50 years since Joseph Kosuth’s conceptual work One and Three Chairs (1965) challenged its viewer to locate the “real” by choosing between an object & its visual or ...
Heriot Watt University
The project will develop specialised lighting systems appropriate for lighting woven optical fibre, develop lighting capacity as an integrated component, and advance large scale commercial manufacture...
Edinburgh World Heritage
12 Closes is a 4 year project partnership with Edinburgh World Heritage to re-invigorate and redesign a series of the Royal Mile's pedestrian closes. The projects will be developed through a process o...
This project proposes utilising high quality Scottish ‘unused’ textiles, including pieces of yarn and fabric that are too small to be used in apparel or upholstery production, in a ‘powdered’ form. Th...
Lecturer in Design, Employability and Commercialisation
Senior Lecturer in Design & Programme Leader BDes(Hons) Graphic Design
Vettese, S., & Vones, K. 3D printed building sections and joining pieces, inspired by the architecture of Basil Spence. [Physical Artefact]. Edinburgh Napier University
A series of one-day workshop events were staged to engage the public with the architecture of Basil Spence, firstly at Edinburgh Napier University’s Maker Space and then withi...
Holmes, P. (2017). Gastric Tones
Audio recording and acrylic speakers.
In his previous sound works, Paul Holmes has captured and transformed recordings of the human voice; this is the first piece that makes ...
Holmes, P. (2017). Storm Piece
20 channel voice recording. Audio speakers.
The huge oceanic swells that hit the western European coast bring visitors from all over the world to experience the surfing. Th...
Holmes, P. (2017). Ballygunge Phari. [Gallery exhibition]
HD Video, black and white, silent.
Named after one of South Kolkata's busiest intersections, this work captures the roaming inhabitants of the city, and its relentless strea...
Vettese, S., & hindle, C. 3D printable fillament utilising waste Scottish textiles and leather f
The project team (including Colin Hindle from Advanced Materials and Research Assistant Ari Loughlin) created a prototype 3D printable filament utilising waste textiles (selve...
Holmes, P. (2015). The Persistence of Vision
HD Video projection. Black and White, silent.
"Instruction painting separates painting into two different functions: the instructions and the realization. The work becomes a...
Holmes, P. (2015). Outside the Box
HD Video, Silent, Black and White. Duration: 22 minutes.
To make this video artwork, the faces of jazz guitarist and composer Haftor Medbøe's quartet were filmed in extrem...
Holmes, P. (2015). These Measures are for your Protection
HD Video. Colour, sound.
The use of stress positions as an interrogation technique bordering on torture can be traced back to the Spanish Inquisition and before. In more rece...
Holmes, P. (2014). Memory's Journey
Voice recording, outdoor speakers, wind-up stands.
This sound sculpture responds to resonances between the work of Robert Burns and Bengali poet Rabindranath Tagore.
Holmes, P. (2013). Time Machine
HD Video, shelf and polyurethane mesh. Black and white, silent.
In this piece, the artist performs facial work-out exercises in big close-up and extreme slow-motion. The hi...
Lambert, I., MacLeod, M., Firth, R., Winton, E., Dean, M., Innes, M., …Titley, W. (2011). Journal of Design Practice and Research Volume 1. 2011. Journal of Design Practice and Research, 1, 1-40
What is design and what are designers? Good design can change lives and improve services within the public, private and third sectors. Designers are creative problem solvers w...
Thompson, P. (2011). Born digital-new materialities: a survey mini-print exchange of contemporary digitally mediated printmaking
The ‘Born Digital – New Materialities’ print portfolio is the result of a digitally mediated open call “exchange” survey, examining the notion of “printmaking 2.0”. It is part...
Scottish Funding Council
The company is looking for an innovative means of creating a permanently installed communication system that visually enhances the building, can adaptively communicate and that is sensitive to the sit...
The product is a new flexible design tow that improves on existing market products. The current child bike tows are rigid and metallic and are not effective of certain types of terrain. The new design...
Edinburgh World Heritage is a charity set up with the purpose of protecting and enhancing the historic sites of Edinburgh’s Old and New Towns in keeping with its UNESCO World Heritage status.
Dunbar Arts Trust is working with the Dunbar SciFest (with 8,500 visitors in 2014, it is possibly the largest primary school science festival in Europe) to develop an annual visual and performance art...
The Royal Zoological Society would like to work with academics and students at Napier University to scope a new and innovative event that attracts a new audience to Edinburgh Zoo. The aim of the event...
The project will require the customisation of a mobile vehicle to fulfil the physical and social requirements of data collection from the public, considering the practical, emotional and aesthetic req...
Kirkwall is the capital town of the Orkney Islands. It has a population of around 8,500 people, but Orkney has over 140,000 visitors every year. The majority of visitors are in the summer months and J...
Arts & Humanities Research Council
This project proposes to offer an alternative approach to the contemporary heritage souvenir experience through the utilization of 3D scanning and printing and online, remote interfaces between the mu...
The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) would like to create a light show at its Edinburgh Garden during the dark winter months of November and December 2014 that will bring the gardens alive in the...
This project will produce a design of a new feature that will be integrated with the company’s current slug barrier product. The feature will add the ability to automatically water and fertilise crops...
The proposed project is to develop a prototype publication with the working title ‘High Ground – a place of wonder, light & the lost’, a study of the Necropolis in Glasgow. The book will be a graphic ...
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
This thesis is a critical examination of my own creative practice ...
A team from Edinburgh Napier is encouraging members of the public to view brutalist architecture in a different light – through the use of music and design.
6 July 2018
The SituLab Research Group (Dr Katrina Burton, Dr Samantha Vettese, Dr Kathy Vones) and invited musician, Joanna Stark presented their ongoing project into how the public respond to modern architectur...
11 June 2018
With World Heritage Day brings the opportunity to raise awareness of the diversity of cultural heritage.
Dr Kirstie Jamieson and MRes student Marta Discepoli are working with Heriot-Watt...
19 April 2018
St Gabriel's RC Church, Prestonpans.
6 July 2018
Edinburgh Napier University
15 November 2017
Barrio Angel Islington
5 July 2017
Jujus, Old Truman Brewery, London
4 July 2017
22 June 2017
Edinburgh Napier Merchiston Campus
17 May 2017
Stills Gallery, Edinburgh
14 September 2016
18 May 2016